Calendar – April 13, 2013

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April 14-21

    ST. EDWARD THE CONFESSOR, April 14, 10 a.m., Ladies’ Council Mass. 4921 West Esplanade Ave., Metairie.
    ARCHBISHOP CHAPELLE, Parents’ Club general meeting, April 16, 6:45 p.m., gym; gifted and talented students’ work displayed followed by teacher awards, 2013-14 officer inductions, dinner. 8800 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie.
    ST. DOMINIC, Mothers’ Club meeting, April 16, 7 p.m., cafeteria. 2013-14 officer elections. 453-6460.
    ST. BENILDE, Home and School Association, meeting, April 16, 7 p.m., cafeteria. 1901 Division St., Metairie.
    ST ELIZABETH ANN SETON, Reginelli’s Pizza and Tutti Frutti Yogurt night, April 17, 5-8 p.m., dine in or take out. Proceeds benefit Home and School Association.
    ST. RITA, Home and School hosts “Smart Discipline Program for Parents,” April 18, 6:30-8:30 p.m., gym, 7100 Jefferson Hwy., Harahan. Cost: $12 in advance or at door.
    HOLY ROSARY ACADEMY AND HIGH SCHOOL, 11th annual “Maracas and Margaritas” gala and patron party, April 19, 6 p.m., patron party; 7 p.m. silent and live auctions with guest auctioneer broadcaster Melanie Hebert. Dressy casual attire. 2437 Jena St. New Orleans. 482-7173.
    MOUNT CARMEL ACADEMY, alumnae weekend, April 19-20. Alumnae Mass, Chapel of the Blessed Virgin Mary, catered reception, guided campus tours, April 19, 5:30 p.m. 25th annual alumnae luncheon, April 20, 10:30 a.m., Pavilion of the Two Sisters in City Park. Cost: $50 a person. Register: 288-7626, ext. 217, email
    ST. PETER, Party at the Pavilion vendor fair, April 19-21. Vendors invited. (985) 892-1831, ext. 8. 125 East 19th Ave., Covington.

    DAY OF REFLECTION, Franciscan Father Bob Pawell  speaks on Pope Francis and St. Francis, April 16, 9:30 a.m. Carmelite Spirituality Center, 62292 Fish Hatchery Road, Lacombe. Pre-registration required. (985) 882-7579. Fee: $30, includes noon lunch.
    LOYOLA INSTITUTE OF MINISTRY, “Multi-cultural Ministry and the New Evangelization” webinar, April 16, 8 p.m.
    PROJECT LAZARUS, annual Guardian Angel Award Gala April 17, 6:30-9 p.m., Pavilion of the Two Sisters; patron party, April 15, 6-8 p.m., Windsor Court Hotel. Details: 949-3609, ext. 505,
    VOCARE: A NEW GENERATION OF VOCATIONS, fifth annual benefit for nonprofit Dumb Ox Ministries, April 18, 6-9:30 p.m. Dinner, silent auction, entertainment. Tickets: $50. Notre Dame Seminary Schulte Hall, 2901 South Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. 304-1280.
    MERCY FAMILY CENTER KIDS FEST, 20th year of mental health services celebration with free family event of games, food, prizes, health information, April 20, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mercy Metairie location, 110 Veterans Blvd.  838-8283.
    IMAGINATION MOVERS, “Together, We Rock!” concert, April 20, 1 p.m., Pontchartrain Center, Kenner. Tickets: $10-25, with children 2 and under free., (800) 745-3000.
    CATHOLIC MEN OF CHRIST, healing service, April 20, 8:30 a.m., Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 1908 Short St., Kenner. Celebrant: Father Robert-Joel Cruz, Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux. Theme: Forgiveness. Donuts/coffee, 8:30 a.m.; history, mission, testimonies, 9 a.m.; confession, 9:30 a.m.; healing services/Mass, 9:30-11:30 a.m.  Sponsored by Catholic Men of Christ men’s ministry
    EUCHARISTIC ADORATION, for vocations, seminarians, priests, April 20, Notre Dame Seminary, 2901 South Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. Mass, morning prayer with seminary staff, students, 8:30 a.m.; eucharistic adoration with rosary, hourly vocation testimony, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; 5 p.m. benediction with Archbishop Gregory Aymond. 482-8010,
    JESUS THE GOOD SHEPHERD, prayer walk, April 20, St. Joseph Church, 1802 Tulane Ave., New Orleans. Coffee, 8 a.m.; adoration, 8:30 a.m.; eucharistic prayer walk with Vincentian Father Tom Stehlik, pastor; benediction, 10 a.m.
    STAINED GLASS ART IN SACRED PLACES TOUR, April 21, 2-5 p.m., beginning/ending at Mater Dolorosa Church, 1228 South Carrollton, Ave., New Orleans. Churches include St. Agnes Church in Jefferson, St. Katharine Drexel Chapel on Xavier University of Louisiana campus. Tickets: $16, Preservation Resource members; $20 non-members in advance or $25 tour day. Reservations: 581-7032.
    LEGION OF MARY, annual Acies with Mass, April 21, 2:30 p.m., St. Anthony of Padua, 4640 Canal St., New Orleans.  Active and auxiliary Legion of Mary members invited. 456-2266,
    MASS FOR VOCATIONS, April 21, 11 a.m., St. Louis Cathedral. Celebrant: Archbishop Gregory Aymond. 861-6298.
    ST. ALPHONSUS HOMECOMING, April 21, to celebrate parish’s past, present, future. Welcome Home Mass, 10:30 a.m., St. Mary’s Assumption Church. Refreshments, tours of St. Mary’s and St. Alphonsus and Seelos Shrine and Welcome Center, St. Alphonsus School, Hope House, Mercy Endeavors, St. Thomas Community Health Clinic. St. Alphonsus, 2030 Constance St.,  New Orleans.
    ST. LOUIS CATHEDRAL, “Sunrise, A Song of Two Humans” with improvised organ accompaniment by Samuel Liégeon, April 21, 7 p.m, free.
    ANNUNCIATION REUNION, April 21, Annual Annunciation Alumni Association reunion luncheon, Jefferson Orleans South, 2536 Edenborn Ave., Metairie. Doors open at 10:30 a.m.; reception-style banquet. Cost: $45 a person. 50/50, raffle, auction to help the Sisters of the Most Holy Sacrament who staffed several schools. 836-6965. 

    ST. EDWARD THE CONFESSOR, registration April 13 only from noon-3 p.m. in cafeteria. For “Kingdom Rock: Where Kids Stand Strong for God” Vacation Bible School July 8-12, 9 a.m.-noon. Cost $40 one child; $50, two children; $60 for three or more children in same family. 888-0703,
    ST. MARGARET MARY, Substance Abuse ministry information night, April 16, 7 p.m., parish evangelization center, 1050 Robert Blvd., Slidell.
    ST. PIUS X, parish fair “Goes to Broadway,”April 19, 6-10 p.m. with karaoke and Laser Tag; April 20, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. with DJ, games, inflatables. 6666 Spanish Fort Blvd., New Orleans.
    ST. ANGELA MERICI, 2013 Great Gumbalaya Cook-off “Back to the ‘80s,”April 20, 5-9:30 p.m. Free entrance, but pay-one-price wristbands for all-you-can-eat gumbo/jambalaya. In advance: $13, adults, $10 teens ages 13-21, $5 children ages 6-12, free ages 5 and under; $2 more at event. Hamburgers, hot dogs, French fries drinks sold; $1,000 raffle, silent auction, inflatables, music, awards to cooking teams. 835 Melody Drive, Metairie.
    HOLY FAMILY, Spring Adult Dance and Raffle, April 20, 8 p.m.-midnight. Live music by Local Option 2. $20 a ticket, includes chance at $500. Beer, wine, soft drinks sold. Must be 21 or older. Fundraiser for parish capital improvements. 155 Holy Family Lane, Luling. (985) 785-8585.
    ST. MARY MAGDALEN, annual Parents’ Club-sponsored City Park Night, April 20, 7-10 p.m. Tickets: $12 in advance; $15 at gate.
    ST. CLEMENT, annual spring Gala /Auction, “Jazzin’ Roman Style,” April 20, 7-11 p.m., Chateau Golf and Country Club, 3600 Chateau Blvd., Kenner. Open bar/buffet, silent/ live auctions. Tickets: $70 in advance; $85 at door. 887-7821.

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